Word of the Day: Dislodge
Dislodge (dĭs-lŏj’) means to remove someone or something from a previously occupied position. You could put your feet on the table, for instance, dislodging the papers that were present there.
Republicans agreed Thursday to let Democrats push debates on overtime pay and other economic priorities in an effort to dislodge a stalled tax cut for American manufacturers. (USA Today)
Robert Green is ready to resume his quest to dislodge Paul Robinson as England’s first-choice goalkeeper. (The Guardian)
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